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In this course, author Drew Falkman tours four open-source PHP frameworks: Zend, Symfony, CakePHP, and CodeIgniter. The course covers basic framework concepts; explores the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern as a means of simplifying, organizing, and maintaining code; and details the ins and outs of developing basic applications in each of the four frameworks.
Hello and welcome to MVC Frameworks for Building PHP Web Applications. In this course we are going to look at PHP, and specifically we are going to look into some of the main frameworks that you can use to develop PHP applications. We are going to look at some of the patterns, most specifically the Model/View/ Controller pattern, which is at the root of every one of these frameworks. And then we are going to dive in and take a look at the Zend framework. We are going to also look at the SymFony framework. We will look at the lightweight CodeIgniter framework. And lastly will look at CakePHP. This course was designed to introduce you to some of the more popular PHP frameworks.
Hopefully you can choose what might be right for you and your project. I'll show you how to get started in each of them and you can take it from there. So let's get started.
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